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Managing vendor contracts effectively requires a systematic approach and the discipline to stick to it over time. Vendor and contract management resources can be sought to help you improve your approach. 

The rewards for effective vendor and contract lifecycle management (VCLM) include restored visibility, greater levels of control and the ability to safeguard compliance.

What this means for you is:

  • Centralised data and a single source of truth
  • Automated activities such as renewal tracking
  • Opportunities to consolidate your vendors
  • Faster vendor onboarding and contract approvals
  • Actionable risk insights relating to cyber, finance and ESG
  • Long-term relationships and better contract outcomes

Using free vendor and contract templates and resources will help you to improve your current processes, bring your C-Suite with you and drive meaningful impact across the organisation.

At Gatekeeper, we support you with insights, calculators, checklists and ebooks to give you all the information and tools you need to get started.

An Introduction to Vendor Lifecycle Management Ebook

Discover everything you need to know about Vendor Lifecycle Management, access checklists that will give your organisation structure and start being proactive. 

 

Vendor Risk Management Checklist

Download our comprehensive checklist to assess the level of risks your vendors currently pose, how to mitigate them and how VCLM can make the process easier. 

 

Vendor and Contract Lifecycle Management ROI Calculator 

If you're creating a business case for VCLM investment, make it quantifiable. Use our free ROI calculate to demonstrate the cost savings your business could make. 

 

Contract Management Excel Templates

If you don't have a solution to manage your vendors and contracts, our Excel Bundle will help you to take better control of your agreements and get everything in order. 

 

Complete guide to contract Lifecycle Management 

Access 38 pages packed full of advice and easy-to-follow 10-point checklists for every contract lifecycle stage, from contract inception through to renewal and close-out.

 

Free Contract Management System Requirements template

Capture all your business's requirements in a single document. Focus on 18 requirement areas so you can categorise and prioritise your requirements. 


Free contract Management RFP Templates

Download our RFP Templates Bundle to capture your requirements, share with prospective vendors, and capture their responses, pricing and conduct scoring.

More Information on vCLM

Our blog is a growing resource for vendor and contract management insight.

You can also access our customer success stories and find out how VCLM saved one company circa £1million with improved visibility and control when using Gatekeeper. 

 

Ian Bryce
Ian Bryce

Ian writes on a variety of topics, bringing together his own knowledge and experience with that of industry experts.

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